The week of September 14, 2014

The future of fashion
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Is the runway ready for high-tech fashion?

By EJ Dickson

The era of wearable tech has arrived, and no one knows what to do about it.

Quote of the week

“Designing new experiences is a really important goal. Seeing a skirt that lets you show a tweet—that’s a new experience. No one’s ever done that before.”

—CuteCircuit cofounder Ryan Lenz

Features

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For diabetics, a long wait for a wearable solution

By Allen Weiner

If the Apple Watch won’t help those with chronic illnesses, what will?

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Tradition, timepieces, and the scourge of the smartwatch

By Micah Singleton

The smartwatch waits for no one.

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The rise of the anti-facial recognition movement

By Joseph Cox

Big brother is watching. Here’s how people are hiding.

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Defining privacy in the age of wearable cameras

By Micah Singleton

In a future of hidden cameras we wear, will ignorance be bliss?

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Me IRL: Myriam Joire

By Taylor Hatmaker

The chief evangelist for Pebble talks wearables and the personalization of digital style.

Opinion

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My first year with Glass

By Taylor Hatmaker

I couldn’t wait to put Glass on. And now… well, now what?

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The problem with wearable tech

By Chris Osterndorf

Are you ready for your T-shirt to be trackable?

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Let’s ban the word ‘wearables’

By Cooper Fleishman

“Wearables” is a disgusting, infantilizing term that should be banned from the Internet.

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How to turn your boring wardrobe into smart wear

By Molly McHugh

Put down the bedazzler, and pick up the Arduino board.